Joanne Tod

Our next Artist You Need To Know is Joanne Tod. She is a Canadian contemporary artist and teacher whose paintings have been exhibited nationally and internationally for the past thirty years. From the Canada Council Art Bank : “Evolving from an early interest in...

Jack Pollock

The next person of importance in this continuing series is Jack Henry Pollock (1930 – 1992). He was arguably the most influential figure in Toronto’s art scene during the 1960s and 1970s. With the Artist You Need To Know series we’re not limiting ourselves...

Hortense Gordon

Our next Artist You Need To Know is Hortense Gordon (1886 – 1961).  Hortense Mattice Gordon was a Canadian artist, arts advocate and educator : she was one of two female founding members (the other being previously featured Artist You Need To Know Alexandra...

Alexandra Luke

Our next Artist You Need To Know is Alexandra Luke (1901 – 1967). Luke was a Canadian abstract artist who was essential to the group of artists known as Painters Eleven. Besides being one of the most significant artists of that group Luke was also a vocal...

John Moffat

Our next Artist You Need To Know is John Moffat. Moffat’s paintings of people and landscapes are both charming and vibrant depictions of his immediate world, as well as delving into the history of the area. A self taught artist, Moffat knew when he finished high...